communality

noun

com·​mu·​nal·​i·​ty ˌkäm-yu̇-ˈna-lə-tē How to pronounce communality (audio)
plural communalities
1
: communal state or character
2
: a feeling of group solidarity

Examples of communality in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Craft brewing’s communality is amazing. Marc Bona, cleveland, 3 Dec. 2021 And the communality was important. Trevor Clawson, Forbes, 23 May 2021 How was maintaining the same intimacy of communality crucial to you going into it? A.d. Amorosi, Variety, 2 Mar. 2022 These differing statuses have a significant effect not only on their communality but also their wealth. Kojo Koram, The New Republic, 18 Sep. 2022 The melody is community, communality, friendships, family, predictability. Hannah Farrow, Field & Stream, 14 Sep. 2020 Anyone who has been part of the electronic dance scene knows that its heart lies in communality and physical closeness. The Economist, 14 Aug. 2020 But now, that sense of communality has disappeared. Judith Graham, CNN, 25 May 2020 This sense of communality, which led her to be one of Ireland’s finest poets, was essentially a woman’s feeling. The Economist, 14 May 2020 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1886, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of communality was in 1886

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“Communality.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/communality. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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